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Olive oil ok as face moisturizer?

Olive oil ok as face moisturizer?

No: I think it would likely increase your risk for acne. ...Read more

Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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Moisturizing Creams Or Lotions (Definition)

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Can olive oil used as a face moisturizer? Can it cause irritation?

Can olive oil used as a face moisturizer? Can it cause irritation?

Olive oil…: …has been used for centuries as a moisturizer. Extra virgin olive oil (the first, unprocessed pressing) is recommended. Processed olive oils may irritate. Olive oil contains vitamin E & other antioxidants that should be beneficial to the skin. ...Read more

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Can I use virgin olive oil as face wash and coconut oil as moisturizer?

Can I use virgin olive oil as face wash and coconut oil as moisturizer?

You can but...: In soaps, olive oil is used for it's moisturizing capabilities, and coconut oil for its lather and cleansing properties. However, these oils have reacted and transformed during processing with lye to maximize these characteristics. Unprocessed oils may not be harmful to your skin (unless you are acne prone), but may not provide the desired results in unprocessed form. ...Read more

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I'm taking Accutane and my face is so dry! Is it okay to do an egg and olive oil moisturizing mask?

I'm taking Accutane and my face is so dry! Is it okay to do an egg and olive oil moisturizing mask?

Accutane: It is very normal for your face to get very dry on Accutane. it is ok to use lotions and moisturizers. As far as the mask you mention it sounds more like a salad dressing than a skin treatment to me. I really have no opinion on that. Why don't you call your Dermatologist and ask? ...Read more

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Is olive oil moisturizing hair spray good for the scalp and hair?

Is olive oil moisturizing hair spray good for the scalp and hair?

Will just oil it: Won't help moisturize the dead hair protein, just coat it and make if feel better to you. Keep hair and scalp clean and use good nutrition and exercise. ...Read more

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Why is the skin on my cuticles peeling? They are painful. I moisturize it every day with Vaseline & olive oil. Treatments? Prevention? Thanks

Why is the skin on my cuticles peeling? They are painful. I moisturize it every day with Vaseline & olive oil. Treatments? Prevention? Thanks

A dermatologist: can help you. Beyond that, do you have enough fat/oil in your diet? Olive oil, fish oil, coconut oil all lubricate the skin from the inside out. Please avoid lotions that contain alcohol because they are drying. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Can I use a olive oil moisturizing hair spray daily with a flaky itchy scalp condition? (also using medicated shampoo twice per week)

Can I use a olive oil moisturizing hair spray daily with a flaky itchy scalp condition? (also using medicated shampoo twice per week)

Folk medicine : Try Nizoral (ketoconazole) shampoo for few weeks, twice week, probably you have some kind of fungal scalp condition. There are several folk medicine formulations which i don't know if it works. ...Read more

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Which is healthier for the face: grapeseed oil or olive oil?

Which is healthier for the face: grapeseed oil or olive oil?

Skin care.: Olive Oil can be used to clean & moisturize skin. Grapeseed oil has been used for treatment of acne, psoriasis, cleansing &moisturizing skin & to remove makeup See: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/life-style/beauty/7-beauty-oils-for-troubled-skin/articleshow/29810315.cms ...Read more

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Is putting olive oil on penis head dangerous?

Is putting olive oil on penis head dangerous?

No: Suit yourself. If you're doing this for lubrication, be sure there's no allergy and be willing to try a variety to see what you like best. If for desensitization and longer-lasting loving, there are better agents. ...Read more

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Applying olive oil on penis head safe explanation please thank you?

Applying olive oil on penis head safe explanation please thank you?

Yes: Yes applying olive oil to the glans penis is safe however i'm not sure why you would be doing that other then for lubrication reasons. There's no medicinal effect. ...Read more

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My daughter 6months has cradle cap.. I tried olive oil it didn't work is there anything else i can try? Some people say head and shoulders?

My daughter 6months  has cradle cap.. I tried olive oil it didn't work is there anything else i can try? Some people say head and shoulders?

Baby Oil: It is a normal process that can go away on its own on its due course. Peeling it can sometimes cause irritation. Baby oil will help alleviate dryness. Regular shower and keeping the well nourished baby clean with lots of love is pampering. ...Read more

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I know olive oil is really good for your face (i tested it), but is it also good for acne?

I know olive oil is really good for your face (i tested it), but is it also good for acne?

Probably not: In general, one wants to help decreaseb the oiliness of the skin when treating acne, so potential clogging of pores with olive oil would not be recommended. Ask your doctor for treatment suggestions, likely to include a skin drying agent. ...Read more

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What is the best for painfull or pulled muscles of neck or head excercise or medicine or massage with olive oil?

What is the best for painfull or pulled muscles of neck or  head excercise or medicine or massage with olive oil?

Combination of all: Assuming that it is pulled muscle, you could use moist heat several time and massage it. Motrin if you could use it will help and sometimes you need to use muscle relaxant. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is extra virgin olive oil good for the eyes? Because i put it on my face every night and it always gets into my eyes. I'm 18 male

Is extra virgin olive oil good for the eyes? Because i put it on my face every night and it always gets into my eyes. I'm 18 male

probably not: I'm really not sure if it is good or can hurt. I'd check with an ophthalmologist for the eye part, and a dermatologist as to whether it's actually of any benefit to your skin. If you're using a cpap, it might actually affect the benefit of that machine. I suggest a high quality cream or lotion for your skin, and use the oil in salads. ...Read more